Bloor LauraBLOOR, Laura April - (May 6, 1967 - July 16, 201) - We are sad to announce the passing of Laura April Bloor.

She was a loving mother, a caring sister and a kind daughter. She was a free-spirited and open-minded person who had a smile and laugh that could light up a room. Laura had an adventurous and playful spirit, she loved to care for animals, write poetry and create art.

She will be leaving behind her father Robert, brother Chris, and four children Codi, Kortni, Bradley and Kori Ann, and she will be reunited with her mother Gaye in heaven.

FANCY, Violet Joan - At McNally House Hospice, Grimsby, on Monday, July 16, 2018, Joan Fancy, aged 82 years, of Vineland.

Wife of the late Tom (2015) and dear mother of Michael.

Loving grandmother of Matthew and Lucas. Sister of John Kivell.

HAGGERTY, Mark William - Passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at the Douglas Memorial Hospital at the age of 59.

Predeceased by his parents Charles and Marjorie. Cherished husband of Deborah, loving step-father of Melissa (Mike) Patrick and Shannon Ebejer, and devoted step-grandfather of Isabella.

He will be missed by his brothers Russ and Kevin (Danielle), sister Karen (Frank) Kenny and his many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Rozic SteveROZIC, Steve - Passed away peacefully at the Port Colborne General Hospital on July 15, 2018 in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of the late Terezija (Teresa) (nee Krpan).

Loving father of Barbara (Vinko) Barbaric, Branka (late Halid) Sefic, John (Terri) Rozic, Mary (Mico) Granic and Katy (Matt) Krajinovic.

LEON, Margaret Ann - (1919 - 2018) - On July 15, 2018, Margaret Leon passed away peacefully in her 99th year with her family by her side.

Margaret lived comfortably most of her life in her home for over 65 years on the peaceful northern shores of Lake Erie.

She is survived by her children John, Peter, LouAnn, Mark, Beth, their families, her sister Ruby, her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Lewie, her sisters Vada, Steve, Jenny and her brother George.

Brown JoanBROWN, Joan Gwendolyn (nee ORR) - (September 13, 1932 – July 14, 2018) -

Beloved wife of 65 years of Ronald John Brown.

Predeceased by her brothers Gordon and Leslie, sisters, Phylis, Freda and Dorothy as well as her eldest son David Leslie (Cairine).

Survived by her dear sons James Gordon, Michael Scott and Terrance Alexander McLeod.

Ball GladysBALL, Gladys Margaret (nee Trimble) - Passed away peacefully at the Welland Hospital on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the age of 92 years.

Gladys was born February 28, 1926 in Munster Hamlet in the Ottawa Valley.

Survived by her loving husband of 61 years Rae Ball. Lovingly remembered by her sons Philip Ball (Kerry McKee), Brent Ball (Holly Meyer) and her daughter, Jennifer (William Cooper).

Schmidt EugenSCHMIDT, Eugen - (November 3, 1937 - July 14, 2018) - Passed away peacefully in his sleep at home at the age of 80.

Husband of the late Anne (2015).

Father of Karl (2015), Mary Anna (2012), Marlena, Eric and Geoff. Grandfather of Justin (Emilie), Natalie (Dylan), Connor, Brian and Owen. Great Grandfather of Lily and a baby girl due on his birthday.

Weasner Rao JuneWEASNER-RAO, Dorthey 'June' - (October 18, 1943 – July 14, 2018) -

After a long battle with COPD and diabetes, June passed away in the early hours of July 14, 2018, with her loving family by her side. She was in her 75th year.

Beloved wife of the late Frank Rao (2008). Loving mother of Emma Okkerse (Terry), Stella Lampman (Jason) and Jeff Weasner (Tammy).

Waines Main EthelWAINES-MAIN, Ethel Irene (nee Thompson) – The family of Ethel Waines-Main is deeply saddened to announce the passing of their dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the Welland Hospital, in her 100th year.

Survived by her children Connie Ford (deceased Gary), Shirley White (Gary), Art Waines (Linda), Bob Waines (Wendy), grandchildren Wayne Young, Craig White, Carla Acaster (Kevin), Ryan Waines (Christina), Jennifer Thomas (Kevin), Dallas Waines, Amanda Waines-Pablo (Alex) and 8 great grandchildren.

Friel JaneFRIEL, Jane (nee Ayers) - (October 3, 1955July 13, 2018) - Passed away at her home in Wainfleet after a tremendous fight with cancer.

Beloved wife and girlfriend of 38 years to James Friel. Loving mother of Janelle Friel, Janine (Mike) Paul, Sarah Jane Friel, and step-mother of David (Lynne) Friel and Jason Friel. The proudest grandma ever of Kayla, Hannah, Ethan, Lucas and Zach.

Survived by sisters Helen French, Lisa Ayers and Lori Ayers, Papa Rodger Thibodeau, and step-mothers Nancy Ayers and Marie Andrews.

FANCY, Kevin - Passed away suddenly on Friday July 13, 2018 at the St. Catharines General Hospital at the age of 49.

Beloved son of Charlie and the late Brenda Fancy. Dearly loved father of Christopher Ducette, Ryan Giffen and Lila Fancy.

Lovingly remembered by his sisters Patricia Fancy and Tammy Fancy, his nephew Justin Taylor, and his nieces Pamela Meyer, Tabitha Meyer, Angela Meyer, Jessica Anderson and Laura Meyer.

Veldman HarmVELDMAN, Harm - Passed away peacefully at the Welland County General Hospital in his 82nd year on July 13, 2018.

Harm was born in the Netherlands.  In 1955 he moved with his parents and brothers and sisters to Alberta. Two years later he came to Ontario.

“If we live, we live for the Lord and if we die, we die for the Lord.  So whether we live or die we belong to the Lord.”  (Romans 14:8)

Beloved husband of the late Adrianna (Vanden Boogaard). Loving father to his daughter Willemina Veldman, sons Andrew Veldman and Maria (Tamburri) and John Veldman and Norah (Stekelenburg).

McAteer MargaretMcATEER, Margaret (nee Nelson) - (1942 - 2018) - Passed away on Friday July 13, 2018, at the St. Catharines General Hospital.

Loving wife of the late William "Bill", for 43 years. Cherished mother to Stephen (Carol), and  Dion (Marty) McParland.

A loving and doting Grandma to her three granddaughters Erin, Decla, Grania and step grandchildren Michael Cooper and Lauren Cooper.

Bartok ErnestBARTOK, Ernest Louis - Passed away at his residence on Friday, July 13th, 2018 at the age of 76 years.

Born in Welland, Ontario, he has lived in this area all of his life. Predeceased by his beloved wife Donna (nee Schooley) (2014).

Ernest is survived by his children Paul Ernest, John Raymond (Lise) and David Edward (Tracy), his grandchildren Elise, Evan, Lukas, Cole, Taylor, Ruby and Tessa.

Rempel JacobREMPEL, Dr. Jacob - At Buffalo General Hospital on Friday, July 13, 2018, Dr. Jacob Rempel of Lewiston, aged 78 years.

Husband of the late Trudy (2009) and dear father of Karen Rempel Nelissen (George) and Willy Rempel.

Brother of Helen (Ed) Peters, Erika Rempel and John and Lynn Rempel. Uncle of Anita, Norbert, Steven (Jessica) their daughter Anna and Philip (Sarah). Brother in law of Valerie Traub.